MRO Magazine

Jacobs Wins IT and Data Center Operations Contract for U.S. Army Missiles & Space


May 24, 2016
By Business Wire News

PASADENA, Calif.

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today it received a contract to provide the U.S. Army Program Executive Office Missiles & Space (PEO MS) with enterprise IT support services.

Under the terms of the contract, Jacobs is expected to provide data center and cloud services; network and telecommunications operations and maintenance; systems management; application development; disaster recovery planning and support; cybersecurity and information assurance support; and service desk operations for approximately 2,500 end-users on multiple classified and unclassified networks.

The contract supports the PEO MS and its eight subordinate program offices, as well as external Department of Defense (DoD) organizations such as PEO Aviation, the Army Material System Analysis Activity and the Edgewood Chemical Biological Center.

The contract is valued at $32.3 million over five years.

In making the announcement, Jacobs Senior Vice President Aerospace and Technology Darren Kraabel stated, “Jacobs is proud to build on our longstanding relationship with U.S. Army PEO MS, where we have continuously applied technical expertise and industry best practices, including the use of the ITIL®framework and the integration of cloud service technology.

“The culmination of our efforts has positioned PEO MS to serve as a Defense Research and Engineering Network (DREN) provider, an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Software as a Service (SaaS) provider, supporting some of the DoD’s most important research programs. We look forward to this new opportunity to bring advanced technical solutions to support PEO MS and Army critical missions.”

Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional and construction services.

Statements made in this release that are not based on historical fact are forward-looking statements. We base these forward-looking statements on management’s current estimates and expectations as well as currently available competitive, financial and economic data. Forward-looking statements, however, are inherently uncertain. There are a variety of factors that could cause business results to differ materially from our forward-looking statements. For a description of some of the factors which may occur that could cause actual results to differ from our forward-looking statements please refer to our 2015 Form 10-K, and in particular the discussions contained under Items 1 – Business, 1A – Risk Factors, 3 – Legal Proceedings, and 7 – Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations. We do not undertake to update any forward-looking statements made herein.

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
Robin Shermer, 817-735-6284